Part 2: The Evil, Arrogant Publishers In my seed article writing as Chief Editor of IFWG Publishing, I hypothesized The Grand Illusion, a state where many self-publishers created a bubble around themselves, constructed of beliefs and views that were not necessarily based on fact. In Part 1, under my name, I discussed eBooks, and how, […]
When writers find themselves in the unpleasant grip of writer’s block, the best thing is to keep on writing without aiming for perfection.
What? Nouns of direct address? Was that the name of an ‘80s rock group? Perhaps—but it more widely refers to an oft-ignored rule for the use of the comma. Care should be taken with all punctuation, but perhaps commas can be the most subtle and slippery of all. Care? Judiciousness with their uses? Oscar Wilde […]
I believe there’s a universal mind which writers tap into when they create a novel or screenplay. This is why books and movies may have a similar idea or subject. Sometimes it’s done on purpose like in the case of vampire novels. The public’s interest in a subject can inspire writers to create works for […]
Friends, writers, authors – We’re going to have to be techno-geeks if we want anyone under forty to ever read our stuff. I know this isn’t news to a lot of you, but I was with a group of writers the other night, and was surprised to learn how many of them, all of them […]
Self-publishing is easy only if you wish to produce a book that is deeply flawed
The truth of the matter is that we all want to be loved- not just with an ordinary love, but with an epic, sweeping love straight out of a Jane Austen novel.
Would you be willing to give people your hard work, your intellectual property, for free?
The sidekick’s there to help the hero complete the task, solve the problem, or even
I found a literary agent who found me a mainstream publisher. It’s sounds like a straightforward process